This Tanzania camping safari includes: Planet Lodge -Arusha, camping –Lake Manyara, camping Ngorongoro conservation area. A great package for those with few days to spare.
Day1:Your Tanzania Camping Safari begins,upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International airport, you will be met by our driver and assisted through customs and immigration formalities. Thereafter, drive to Arusha the nerve center of East Africa, and getaway to several national parks in the north of the country. Overnight at Planet Lodge.
Day 2:Arusha – Lake Manyara
After lunch in Arusha,you make your way to Lake Manyara National Park, where you will spend time game viewing wildlife in the park. Lake Manyara National Park is truly stunning, with the western wall of the Rift Valley escarpment provides a backdrop for your search of the park’s phenomenal birdlife, tree-climbing lions, elephants, giraffes, and hippos. The afternoon is spent game viewing along the main road that winds for several kilometers through a cool, lush, mature groundwater forest dominated by large fichus trees and a tangle of green epiphytes.
Day 3: Lake Manyara – Ngorongoro Crater
After early breakfast you will proceed with picnic to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. On arrival you will directly descend the Ngorongoro crater for a full day of a game viewing. you explore wildlife-rich Ngorongoro Crater, long regarded as the “Garden of Eden.” Within the walls of the crater lie short grasslands, swamps, forests and a freshwater lake, inspiring continual migration of animals in and out of the crater.
From the comfort of your specially built 4×4 tour vehicle, crafted exclusively for Big Expeditions & Safaris, you’ll have an opportunity to spot the Big Five – that include elephant,buffalo, the black maned lion, leopard and the endangered,black rhinoceros – as well as hyenas, baboons, and flamingos. Enjoy a delightful packed lunch in the heart of this ancient volcanic crater; it is sure to be a memorable highlight of your Tanzania safari. In the late evening you will return to your camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Ngorongoro – Arusha/Depart
After breakfast drive through Maasai villages and the Meserani Snake Park to arrive in Arusha for lunch. A day room to be provided till late evening when you will be collected from the hotel and transferred to Kilimanjaro International airport to board your home bound flight.